Friede Springer Doctoral Scholarships 2017 at the CASiM

Stefan Anderer, Linh Nguyen, Anirban Ash (from the left)

CASiM, the international and interdisciplinary research center of HHL for business administration in the 21st century, invites applications for competitive two-year doctoral scholarships funded by the Friede Springer Foundation.

The successful candidates do innovative research in the fields of Management Science, Logistics, Operations Management and/or (Algorithmic) Game Theory. They hold a MSc degree (or equivalent) with a quantitative economic or managerial focus, e. g., in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Business Mathematics, Economics, Management Information Science, or in Mathematics or Computer Science with a profound knowledge in business administration. Fluency in English and excellent programming skills as well as experience in using OR standard solvers (CPLEX or Gurobi) are of advantage.

CASiM offers the unique opportunity to pursue a doctoral project under the guidance of internationally renowned scholars and to be part of a young and dynamic team. Each scholarship provides a monthly grant of € 1,750, a yearly budget for visiting international conferences as well as a waiver of the tuition fee for the doctoral program.

Applications include a completed application form, CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates, a recommendation letter from a previous academic advisor, and the names and contact information of at least two additional referees. A short research proposal is welcome but not required. Please send your application as PDF by email to addressed to the academic director of CASiM, Prof. Dr. Erwin Pesch.  Applications will be reviewed starting from January 1, 2017. The scholarships are expected to start in Spring 2017.

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